Emancipation Park’s historic 2015 Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration marks the 152nd anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation; the 150th year since the slaves in Texas were informed of their freedom;  143rd celebration in Emancipation Park (currently hosted by Friends of Emancipation Park) and the 42nd year of central Houston Juneteenth Parades!


Directions to Emancipation Park...                      

3018 Dowling at Elgin,

Houston, TX 77004...MAP
             

In 2015...Return to the place where Juneteenth Began!...

Don’t mind our dust as we construct our new $33 million environment-friendly “Green” facilities!
 


Saturday, June 14, 2015 • 9-10am

Emancipation Park
JUNETEENTH PARADE
Hosted by the Friends of Emancipation Park.


“Education to Emancipation”

The Emancipation Park Juneteenth Parade will begin staging at TSU, from  the corner of  Wheeler and Ennis west towards Dowling;  the parade will then march north on Dowling
to Emancipation Park.


JOIN US FOR FREE...
Participation in the parade is Free to  musicians, dancers, drill teams, drumlines, and anyone individuals walking , or utilizing non-motorized or handicap vehicles! 


To reserve your space,
see below or
CLICK HERE

Check back later for more information on
2012 Juneteenth Events

...or send an email to  info@juneteenthfest.com

June 7-19, 2015

Emancipation Park
JUNETEENTH EVENTS
Mark your calendars for  family fun
at the park where Juneteenth celebrations began!


Featuring: 
Miss Juneteenth Pageant,
Beauty and the Beast Tea,
Golf Tournament,
Movies


...AND  the longest running Juneteenth Parade and Festival in the world!



CLICK HERE FOR THE
2014 JUNETEENTH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS!


Return to where it all began...
Emancipation Park!

Sponsored by Friends of Emancipation Park!....


DATES:  June 13-20, 2015...

PLACE:  Emancipation Park

               3018 Dowling at Elgin, Houston, TX 77004...MAP


Mark your calendars for  family fun at the park where
Juneteenth celebrations began!


Featuring:  Miss Juneteenth Pageant, Beauty and the Beast Tea
and the longest running Juneteenth Parade and Festival in the world!


CLICK HERE to visit the Friends’ website


EMANCIPATION PARK
JUNETEENTH SCHEDULE:

Emancipation Park’s historic 2015 Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration marks the 152nd anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation; the 150th year since the slaves in Texas were informed of their freedom;  143rd celebration in Emancipation Park and the 42nd year of central Houston Juneteenth Parades!


Directions to Emancipation Park...                      

3018 Dowling at Elgin,

Houston, TX 77004...MAP

 

Sat • June 13, 2015  • 2pm

Emancipation Park  •  $5

Mr & Ms. Juneteenth Pageant:

Poise and talent from young
people ages 3-19.

Tickets: $5    Table Sponsors: $250

pageant@juneteenthfest.com


Sun • June 14, 2015 •  3pm

Emancipation Park  •  $25

Beauty and the Beast Tea

Bikers escort little Princesses to a
Tea Settings Contest!

tea@juneteenthfest.com


Mon • June 15, 2015   •  2pm

Emancipation Park • Free

12pm EP Kids Luncheon

2pm Children’s Fun Day in the Park

Storytelling, Arts & Crafts, Games.



Wed • June 17, 2015   •  5-8pm

Emancipation Park  •  Free

Freedom Movie Nite!
Great Movies & Discussion





Sat • June 20, 2015   •  10-11am  
Parade from TSU to Emancipation Park!


The Emancipation Park Juneteenth Parade
Emancipation Park’s Juneteenth Parade will begin staging at 9am near the TSU gym, at the corner of  Wheeler and Ennis;  go west on Wheeler to Dowling;  then march  north on Dowling to Emancipation Park.  (1.1 mile)


FREE TO ...Bands, Drumlines, Dance Groups, Cheer & Step Teams, etc.. and walking families,  Parents with Strollers, wheelchairs, Handicapped,  Non-motorized Bikes & Tricycles, etc.


OTHERS:

     Motorcycles: $10 each,

     Walking Non-Profits and Clubs: $25

     Cars, Vans and Trucks:  $50

     Corporate Sponsors and Floats:  $250

MORE INFORMATION IS ON OUR PARADE PAGE    parade@juneteenthfest.com


Sat • June 20, 2015   •  10am-8pm  
Emancipation Park   •  Free

Juneteenth Parade Freedom Fest

Parade ends here with Entertainment, food & Vendors!
vendors@juneteenthfest.com


Fri  • June 19, 2015   •  10am-8pm

Emancipation Park   •  Free

JUNETEENTH!
10am:  The Lonal X. Robinson Freedom Stars Talent Show   Youth individuals and groups compete for a grand prize.


Application:  TalentShowAppl.pdf talentshow@juneteenthfest.com  vendors@juneteenthfest.com


1pm:  Healthy Living Discussion with Cardiovascular Surgeons/Public (Invite your organizations)


1:45pm:  City of Houston Dignitaries will share the progress of  the $33 million dollar Emancipation Park Renovation! (Invite your organizations)


2-7pm

143rd Annual Juneteenth FUNDAY IN THE PARK w/Food, Vendors, Church Choirs, Contests, Bands, Arts & Crafts, Musical/Drama Entertainment, Speeches... & more! performer@juneteenthfest.com  vendors@juneteenthfest.com



                Mayor Parker